Timing Chain Garages in Kensington

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London Motor Sports Ltd
1016 Jobs Completed
London
4.1 / 5

London Motor Sports professional garage with great experience in the car industry, based in White-City London W127AH. Our main focus has always been to deliver best qu

Sparrowhawk Motors IV LTD
368 Jobs Completed
Chelsea
4.5 / 5

From a convenient location in West London Sparrowhawk motors Garage has been offering a full range of garage services for over 20 years to customers from all over London.

Smith and Hunter MOT Centre and Bodywork
197 Jobs Completed
London
4.1 / 5

Smith and Hunter, Kensington and Chelsea car repair and servicing garage in London is proud to be one of London's oldest fully equipped car repair garages. We offer full

Beekay Motors AF
91 Jobs Completed
London
4.0 / 5

We are light motor vehicle engineers with a wide range of diagnostic equipment. all work estimates free. we also carry out on Saturday mornings a free lights, levels and

T.J. Kane auto mechanic
53 Jobs Completed
London
5.0 / 5

General car repairs service mot work diagnostic check . all mechanical work undertaken I am a local mechanic Paddington area, 40 years experience, local pick up and deli

Central Car Care Ltd
100 Jobs Completed
Kensington
4.8 / 5

"Central Car Care Ltd is well established in Kensington SW7. A family run business who have been operating since 1978 with a genuine interest in quality, honesty and cust

Sloane Services
144 Jobs Completed
London
4.8 / 5

If you are looking for a garage that provides highly experienced mechanics that you can trust, then give us a call. Established in 1977, our family run business has a sup

The Garage West London
29 Jobs Completed
West Kensington
5.0 / 5

We have a 12 ramp Garage/Showroom and MOT Test Centre able to help with MOTs and repairs to all makes of Car or Van and Bikes/Scooters. Established in 2002 in Bramber Roa

Kar Dok
169 Jobs Completed
London
3.0 / 5

We are an independent garage based in Swiss Cottage, London. We have been providing vehicle repair and maintenance services to the local area for over 15 years, so you ca

Vale car centre
5 Jobs Completed
london
5.0 / 5

We car mechanic and body work we fix almost all type of cars mot diagnos cars pick up and drop off service is also avilable

M AND G Autos Ltd
3 Jobs Completed
Battersea
4.5 / 5

M and G Autos is an MOT testing centre that also provides a general repair and garage service .They have been servicing the SW London area for over 20 years delivering a

GCAP Performance
14 Jobs Completed
London
5.0 / 5

"GCAP Performance is a performance car specialists based in Notting Hill, West London. A family ran business, Gary, the owner, comes from a family with a combined 90

RR London
9 Jobs Completed
Battersea
5.0 / 5

"We are a Land Rover/Range Rover specialist who pride ourselves in delivering outstanding service at a reasonable rate. We like to take a personal approach with all of ou

AMA Motors Ltd
6 Job Completed
Shepherd's Bush
5.0 / 5

"Hi, my name is Javed i have been trading here for 15 years we are MOT station our self and service site , with body workshop with oven, and with full diagnostics experie

Felgate Motor Company Ltd
Member since 23 September 2016
London

As a vehicle owner, you can take your car to any licensed garage for servicing. It is the responsibility of the engineers working on your vehicle to ensure that your car

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Timing Chain Garages in Kensington

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How much does Timing Chain cost in Kensington?

The cost of servicing, MOT and repairs differ across the country and Timing Chain is not any different. Labour rates will be higher or lower depending on where in the country you are. Take a look below at the average quote in Kensington for Timing Chain on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of our top car makes.


Timing Chain Cost by Car Make in Kensington
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
BMW£858.62
Vauxhall£560.94
Mercedes£728.99
MINI£661.90
Volkswagen£610.46
Peugeot£654.78
Audi£850.99
Ford£843.11
Nissan£758.50
Citroen£666.64
Renault£819.33
Toyota£699.65

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 03/09/2021 and 02/12/2021.

Timing Chain Repair Prices

What is a Timing Chain?

A timing chain is metal chain which works in a similar fashion to a bike chain in its function. The timing chain runs inside a car engine and is responsible for moving connecting the crankshaft to the camshaft to create motion.

The timing chain, like almost every car part, is a vital part which need to be work at optimal capacity in order for a car to be driven properly.

What does a Timing Chain do?

The timing chain is specifically responsible for connecting the crankshaft and camshaft within the engine, which are in turn, responsible for opening and closing the engines valves.

How complex is a Timing Chain repair?

A timing chain needs to be replaced between 40,000 and 100,000 miles and problems are not uncommon, especially for cars with high mileages.

Like every part used to construct a car engine, the timing chain is subject to natural wear and tear which means, eventually, it will need to be replaced.

If your engine oil is low, this will speed up the process of degradation for the part as the build-up of heat and friction will damage the part.

Furthermore, there are a variety of parts which are responsible for keeping the timing chain in the correct position including the chain guider, chain tensioner and chain silencer, which are also liable to suffer from wear and tear.

If these parts are damage, the timing chain will invariably become unsafe as well.

What will happen if my Timing Chain breaks or is damaged?

If the timing chain in your car is damaged or broken, the engine may feel sluggish, be low on power and or completely unable to start. As the timing chain wears down over time it becomes longer as it is stretched. Once this process has taken place, the ignition and valve timing becomes troublesome.

There are also a few signs that other parts surrounding the timing chain are damaged. If you can hear rattling, whirring, whining or buzzing, there is a good chance that the timing chain guide or timing chain tensioner are broken and responsible for the offending noise.

What is involved in a timing chain repair?

The average price in the UK for a timing chain repair is listed at the top of this page though the cost of a repair will depend entirely on the extend of the damage, the age of the car and the model of the car as well.

What can I do to prevent timing chain problems?

Changing your engine oil regularly will give you the best chance of keeping the timing chain in the best health and using premium oil will improve the help even more. In a well maintained engine, a timing chain could last for up to 300,000 miles and above.

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